Root Beer Jelly

Total Time
3 mins
10 mins

One of those unique recipes from a 1935 cook book.

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  • 1 cup root beer
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 12 cup water
  • 12 bottle liquid pectin


  1. Combine all ingredients except pectin.
  2. Heat to boiling stirring to dissolve sugar.
  3. Add pectin.
  4. Stir constantly to bring to a boil and boil hard for 30 seconds.
  5. Ladle into clean hot jars and process for 5 minutes in a boiling water bath canner.
  6. *Note-this came out of a 1935 cookbook and there was no processing time-just seal.
  7. Go with the 5 minutes folks.
  8. Also, you can use cola or cream soda if you like-they work best. Maybe even Dr. Pepper!